2023: Nigeria on verge to collapse – Peter Obi [VIDEO]

September 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Labour Party’s presidential candidate, Peter Obi, has said that Nigeria is on the verge of collapsing. In an interview with CNN Friday, he said the level of insecurity in Nigeria is high which makes it difficult for people to invest in the country. “Nigeria is now not just in a physical mess, it is at the last stage to Read More

Breaking: Tight security as Tinubu storms APC national secretariat today

September 7, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A good number of security operatives have stormed the national secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in preparation for the visit of the party’s presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, and his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima. Officers spotted were stern-looking and were moving around the premises with their guns. Tinubu and Shettima are expected to attend an ad hoc Read More

How Muslim-Muslim ticket tore Tinubu, I apart in 2007 – Atiku

July 22, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

Presidential candidate under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has described the Muslim-Muslim ticket by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC), as “unwelcoming and unripe for Nigeria as a democratic state”. Atiku made this known, Friday, during an interview with Arise TV. When asked to comment on the Muslim-Muslim ticket, the former VP said, “My fundamental Read More

2023: Those asking Kwankwaso to be Peter Obi’s running mate are not politicians – Galadima

July 4, 2022 Rosemary Moribirin 0

A chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, (NNPP), Buba Galadima, has claimed that Nigerians clamouring for the party’s presidential candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso, to be the running mate of the Labour Party presidential candidate, Peter Obi, were not politicians. He made the statement, Monday, while on the Arise Television morning show. According to him, the Kwankwaso movement has been in Read More

Why Tinubu is Nigeria’s next president

June 29, 2022 Adémólá Òrúnbon 0

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has been one of the prominent names since the soldiers returned to the barracks and handed over power to democratically elected leaders in 1999, he was first and foremost elected a senator to represent Lagos West in 1992 on the banner of the Social Democratic Party, SDP. He was among the activists who campaigned for the Read More

A wise counsel for Bola Tinubu

June 5, 2022 Blueprint 0

As the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, heads for its presidential primaries, I think it’s important to remind one of the leading contenders, Bola Tinubu, of this: Never overplay your luck as history has shown us it usually ends in humiliating defeats. Ask Idi Amin Dada of Uganda. Ask Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. Ask Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan or even Read More

APC ticket: Northern governors are Patriots for backing Southern presidency  – Ray Morphy

June 5, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from Cross Rivers, High Chief Ray Morphy, has described the party’s governors from the Northern region as ‘great patriots’ for backing power shift to the South in 2023. Chief Morphy, who is also the convener of Rebuild Nigeria, a forum canvassing for geninu re-orientation of Nigerians and her institutions for better Read More

Re: The hurdles before Tinubu

June 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

Kindly permit a space on your medium for a response to the above titled topic that was published by your newspaper by Ibrahim Mustapha. Since the emergence of the current political dispensation in 1999, no doubt that Bola Ahmed Tinubu (BAT) is one of the gladiators of the political landscape in the country. He earned that credit; if it were Read More

2023: Ali-Modu Sheriff disassociates himself fron campaign posters for presidency

May 30, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Borno state, Senator Alimodu Sheriff, has disassociated himself from campaign posters in some part of the country suggesting that he is in the race for the presidency in 2023. A statement released Monday in Abuja, by the Director, Media and Publicity of Alimodu Sheriff Campaign Organisation, Alhaji Babandede Isa, said if Ali-Modu Sheriff wants to contest the Read More

Ogbonnaya Onu: Keeping a date with destiny

May 27, 2022 Editor 0

He doesn’t seem like the typical Nigerian politician of this era. Calm and unassuming, former Abia State governor and the immediate past minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has however managed to remain one of President Muhammadu Buhari’s long serving cabinet members for the better part of his administration until he resigned to contest for the presidential ticket Read More

Of Osinbajo, his presidential ambition and the rest of us

May 26, 2022 Gozie Irogboli 0

It is no longer news that Vice-President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is aspiring to succeed his boss President Muhammadu Buhari as president of the country. His intention to contest for the exalted office proclaimed on April 10, 2022, put paid to months of speculations on the subject. And since then, many of his supporters have gone to town singing his praises Read More

2023 and Nigerian youths

May 26, 2022 Blueprint 0

Dear Nigerian youths, I sincerely appreciate all our efforts towards nation building. It’s no longer news that the 2023 general elections are just about nine months away. Over 60 million Nigerian electorate will be exercising their franchise by electing the leaders that to run the affairs of our great nation for four years. But permit me to draw our attention Read More

Breaking: Peter Obi dumps PDP ahead primary election

May 25, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi, has dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Obi announced his resignation in a letter dated May 24, 2022 addressed to the National Chairman of the party In the letter sighted by Blueprint, Obi gave reasons for his withdrawal from the presidential race. Detail later…

2023: Wike exhibits courage Nigeria needs – Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has praised the courage of Rivers state governor and presidential aspirant of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Nyesom Wike, for contesting for the office of president. Wike in company of Oyo state governor, Seyi Makinde, and former Cross River state governor, Donald Duke, were at the former president’s Penthouse residence in Abeokuta, late Monday night to Read More

2023 presidency: Pressure group backs Osinbajo

May 24, 2022 Blueprint 0

The presidential ambition of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, yesterday, received a boost following the endorsement by a group known as Creative Youth Builders Assembly (C.Y.P.A). Convener of C.Y.P.A, Patricia Ogah, at a press briefing in Abuja, said the group adopted Prof Osinbajo because of his sterling administrative skills. Ogah described him as a man of excellence with a milk of Read More

2023 power struggle

May 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

To begin with, ordinarily a “law” should not be “targeted” at an “individual”, but should be made for general application. Barring any last minute changes “statutory” delegates will not vote in the primary elections of all political parties. The 2023 power play is largely being through the Electoral Act Amended Bill. Those who strategically positioned themselves from the executive branch Read More

2023: How presidential polls ‘ll be won and lost – Primate Ezeanyache

May 23, 2022 Blueprint 0

Primate Belonwu Ezeanyache, founder of Sword of Life Ministries, in 2015, predicted the second coming of Muhammadu Buhari as President. Prior to this, he had made other predictions published in the national dailies which came to pass. In this interview with EMEKA NZE, he discloses that the ongoing electoral process will witness disruption and a man named ‘Elrufai’ will emerge Read More

Fayemi: I ‘ll end farmers/herdsmen clashes, restore North-central as top agriculture destinations

May 22, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Ekiti state governor and leading presidential aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to return the North-central geo-political zone to its enviable height as the food basket of the Nation and the leading tourism hub in the country. A statement released Sunday in Abuja by the spokesman of Dr. Kayode Fayemi Presidential Read More

2023 presidency: Lawan promises knowledge-based economy

May 20, 2022 Joseph Obung 0

President of the Senate and presidential aspirant Ahmad Lawan has said he would ensure a knowledge-based economy to push the country into achieving its full potential and unemployment a thing of the past. Senator Lawan, who is seeking the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC), said this in Calabar on Friday while addressing delegates. He said, “We need a Read More

Why Tinubu may lose Lagos in 2023

May 19, 2022 Ifeanyi Maduako 0

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu has declared his intention to achieve his “lifelong ambition” of becoming the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. His tenure as Lagos state governor ended in 2007, about 15 years ago. He was the only governor who got reelected on the platform of the defunct Alliance for Democracy (AD) party. Why he didn’t deem it Read More

2023: Lamido picks ADC presidential forms, rejects zoning

May 19, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

African Democratic congress (ADC) presidential aspirant, Shamsudeen Lamido has faulted the clamour for power shift to the southern part of the country. Speaking after picking his expression of interest and nomination forms at the party headquarters in Abuja, Lamido argued that the country stood the risk of losing the services of competent Nigerians if those behind such clamour succeed. Lamido Read More

2023: GEJ, don’t be deceived

May 18, 2022 Abba Dukawa 0

Please, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan don’t let anyone deceive you, Allah has vindicated you for being a people’s leader while you were president of the country but Nigerians, especially in the North, cannot understand this because of their myopic thinking coupled with insecurity challenge facing the region which elite in the region make poor people believe you are the architect. In Read More